In this post, I’ll show you how to setup your Chef environment to provision Azure Virtual Machines and walk you through creating a policy or “cookbook” and then deploying this cookbook to an Azure VM.
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Create a new Azure Scheduler job that starts any runbook in your Azure Automation accounts
Do you have a horror story that’s so unbelievable, so terrible, and (in retrospect) so hilarious that they just have to be shared? The Enterprise Mobility Suite team just launched a contest looking for the best tales from tech support!
This post explains how to use an Azure Automation runbook to push a script or scriptblock to an Azure VM using the Custom Script extension component of the Azure VM Agent.
If you’re familiar with Azure Automation, you’re probably aware that PowerShell is the fundamental technology that makes Azure Automation great. But PowerShell itself is great due to its extensibility through PowerShell modules.
This post provides information on creating Linux VMs in Azure and using tools like Chef, Puppet and Docker for managing Linux VMs.
Today at the DockerCon Europe 2014 keynote, Docker Inc. made two exciting announcements: new orchestration APIs for Docker containers and Docker Hub Enterprise.
We are excited to announce more self-service troubleshooting and diagnostics options to Support Portal for Azure Websites.
Since the initial launch of Diagnostic as a Service (DaaS) site extension for Microsoft Azure Websites, several new features and improvements have been added to this feature.
Introducing the Azure Automation Script Converter – if you import a PowerShell script with no PowerShell Workflows in it, we’ll now attempt to convert the PowerShell script for you to PowerShell Workflow, so it will be able to run with little to no manual changes as an Azure Automation runbook.